FOX43 Golf Tip of the Week: Practicing With Purpose

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“We are here at Regents Glen Country Club for the Sutliff Chevrolet, FOX43 Golf Tip of the Week.  Joining us now is their head PGA pro, Tommy Moore.  Tommy, whats the tip?”

Tommy Moore, Regents Glen CC, Head PGA Pro

“Today’s tip is called practicing with a purpose.  Many times I see an amateur come to the range and I see them take one club, they step up and they hit 30, 40 balls with one club.  So I try to make it a habit to pull a couple of clubs.  Maybe I pull my 7 iron, come back over and pull out a pitching wedge and even a driver.  What I try to do at the point is to hit one shot with each club.

I’m going to hit my first ball with a driver.  I’m going to step up, address the ball and I am going to put my tee swing on it.

Now, I’m going to make it a point to grab my pitching wedge and automatically my body is going to start to adjust to the shorter club, the new ball positioning.  I will now step in, get comfortable with my wedge and hit a wedge shot.

If you can make your practice session, switching between clubs, you’ll be on your way.  I call it practicing with a purpose.”